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Nevada Vacation Basic Facts

Nevada Commission on Tourism, Capital Complex, 401 N Carson Street, Carson City NV 89710; 775-687-4322; 800-NEVADA-8; Fax: 775-687-6779. Email:

State Animal: desert bighorn sheep

State Artifact: Tule Duck decoy

State Bird: mountain bluebird

State Christmas Tree: Colorado blue spruce planted near the state capital

State Colors: silver and blue

State Fish: Lahontan cutthroat trout

State Flower: sagebrush

State Fossil: Ichthyosaur

State Grass: Indian rice grass

State March: Silver State Fanfare

State Metal: silver

State Motto: All for Our Country

State Nicknames: Battle Born State; Silver State; Sagebrush State

State Precious Gemstone: Virgin Valley black fire opal

State Reptile: desert tortoise

State Rock: sandstone

State Semi-Precious Gemstone: Nevada turquoise

State Seal:

State Slogan: Battle Born

State Soil: Orvada soil

State Song: Home Means Nevada

State Tartan:

State Trees: bristlecone pine and single-leaf piñon pine

State Capitals

Genoa, Nevada (Mormon Station). Provisional government of Deseret Territory, western division.

Carson City, Nevada Nevada Capitol Building, 101 N. Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-3714; 775-684-5708; Fax: 775-684-5724. Email: Web: Territorial capital from 1861 to 1864. State capital since that time.

Nevada Songs

Home Means Nevada; Silver State Fanfare.

It's against the law to pawn your dentures in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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